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Sr Scientist

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-114736
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

The Department of Clinical Immunology within the Translational Medicine Organization at Amgen is seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist to provide immunogenicity support for our protein therapeutic pipeline at the Amgen Thousand Oaks site. In this role, you will provide project and scientific oversight of the immunogenicity component of drug development for a diverse portfolio of Amgen product candidates, including biosimilars. Work closely with Clinical Development team members across sites and functions including Safety, Biomarkers, Translational Sciences and Bioanalytical as well as Therapeutic Discovery.

Position Responsibilities

  • Author key regulatory, clinical study, and technical documents.

  • Interpret immune response data and assess potential clinical impact

  • Apply immunology expertise throughout the drug development process

  • Ability to work independently and manage productive cross-functional collaborations

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate Degree with 4 years of postdoc and/or industry experience


Master's degree plus 12 years of scientific experience in immunology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D and research/industry experience in the field of immunology

  • In-depth understanding of the innate and adaptive immune system, excellent scientific thinking and problem solving.

  • Detailed knowledge of immunology and various bioanalytical assays used to measure the immune response.

  • Experience in the clinical development of biologic drugs or vaccines

  • Knowledge of immunogenicity risk assessment related to quality attributes

  • Familiar with global regulatory guidelines related to immune assessment.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • High degree of flexibility to adapt to different projects and shifting priorities.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Posted: 2021-03-18 Expires: 2021-04-18

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